Wellington Catholic
District School Board
We have Faith in Education.
Junior & Senior Kindergarten Registration

Dear Parents,

We're delighted that you have chosen to join the Wellington Catholic District School Board family. 

We are committed to places of learning that are safe, caring and inclusive. Our Catholic schools are founded on a commitment to high standards for achievement, the faith formation of our students and the care for the holistic needs of your child: body, mind spirit. We are a community that inspires excellence.  Our staff look forward to working with your child to ignite the divine spark, natural curiosity, and the God-given strengths in each one of them.

The Wellington Catholic District School Board is accepting new registrations for elementary students. 

Register Now!

expand Click here for Step : #1:  Determine Age Eligibility to Attend School ‎(1)
expand Click here for Step : #2:  Determine Your Local School and Transportation Eligibility ‎(1)
expand Click here for Step : #3:  Are You Catholic? ‎(1)
expand Click here for Step : #4:  Registration of the New Student ‎(1)
expand Click here for Step : #5:  Documents Required for Registration.  These documents must be presented to the school at the time of a visit ‎(1)
expand Click here for Step : #6:  Additional Forms and Information ‎(1)

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Busing Information

  • Busing is provided by Wellington-Dufferin Student Transportation Services (www.stwdsts.ca).
  • Children are bussed based on their grade and the distance they live from their home school. The maximum walking distance for a child in Junior Kindergarten to grade 1 is 1.6 km.
  • Bus information will be provided to parents of new Kindergarten students by mail approximately two weeks before the first day of school by the Wellington-Dufferin Student Transportation Services.
  • To determine eligibility for transportation, visit www.findmyschool.ca and select "View Transportation Eligibility"​

Registration - Parent Frequently Asked Questions

1.        How do I know which school I am supposed to attend?
A: Information about school attendance areas can be found in Step #2 (above). Visit: https://www.findmyschool.ca/

2.       What if I would like my child to go to a different school?
A: School attendance areas have defined boundaries. Information about requests for consideration of out of boundary requests, can be found at:  https://www.wellingtoncdsb.ca/Schools/Admission/Pages/default.aspx

3.        Before and After School Programs. Where can I get more information about these?
A: Most of our schools run Before and After School Programs. For a full listing and additional information, please visit:  http://www.wellingtoncdsb.ca/ParentCommunity/BASProgram/Pages/default.aspx

4.       We are interested in the International Baccalaureate Program at Sacred Heart Catholic Elementary School. How do I get more information?
A: Visit: http://www.wellingtoncdsb.ca/school/sacredheart/registration/Pages/default.aspx

5.       I have completed the on-line registration Application for Enrollment form. Is my child registered?
A: Not yet.  You have completed the pre-registration form. You will receive follow-up e-mails with information about creating a Parent Portal login for PowerSchool to complete the process. You will also need to visit the school to complete the documentation. If you did not receive the follow-up e-mail or are having any difficulties, please contact the school for assistance.

6.       I have a PowerSchool Parent account because I have other children in Wellington Catholic and I have used this to book my parent-teacher interviews.  Do I need to create another account?
A: Once you have completed the Application for Enrollment Form, you will receive information which will allow you to use your existing PowerSchool Parent Portal information. You will be able to add your child to your list.

7.        I have created a PowerSchool Parent account but I have lost my login credentials. What should I do?
A: There is a login and password retrieval tool in PowerSchool to help you with this.

8.       I finished completing my information in PowerSchool. What do I do next?
A: Please contact the school to set up a time to visit the school, meet the staff, and share the necessary documentation with them (e.g. Birth Certificate, proof of address, etc.). A list of required documents can be found in Step # 5 and #6.

9.       I would prefer not to do the on-line registration. Can I still do a paper copy at the school in person?
A: Yes, a paper copy is available on-line (see Step #4) or can be completed at the school.

10.   Where do I report immunizations?
A: Schools no longer accept immunization records. To report your immunizations, please see visit WDG Public Health: https://www.wdgpublichealth.ca/your-kids/vaccination

11.   Who should I contact if I am having difficulty with the registration?
A: The secretary and principal of your home school can be a great support to you if you have any questions about registering. Call them today for assistance and additional information.

​If you require any assistance with the registration process, please contact your local school or the Wellington Catholic School Board at (519) 821-4600.​